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Lemon & ginger sparkle

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Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
For a refreshing homemade drink, you can’t beat this delicious recipe.

Ingredients

Lemon(s)

3 medium, large, (unwaxed or well-scrubbed)

Root Ginger

1 teaspoons, 5cm (2 inch) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated

Water

300 ml, (1/2 pint), boiling

Water

1¾ pint(s), 1 litre sparkling water

Artificial sweetener

10 g, or to taste

Mint, Fresh

3 sprig(s), to garnish

Lemon(s)

3 slice(s), to garnish

Instructions

  1. Using a potato peeler, pare the zest from the lemons in long strips. Place these in a heatproof jug or bowl with the grated ginger. Pour over the boiling water and leave to infuse and cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain the lemon and ginger mixture into a large jug and add the squeezed lemon juice and sparkling water. Add powdered sweetener, to taste.
  3. Share between 4 or 6 glasses, topping up with ice cubes and adding a few mint sprigs and lemon slices, to garnish.

Notes

Chill the glasses in the refrigerator on really hot days to keep the drinks as cool as possible.